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Apple Store in New York During COVID-19

September 10th, 2020 · No Comments

When my wife and I moved back to Manhattan in 2007, the Apple Store on 5th Ave became my primary store. Over the years I had been to the store in SoHo, Chelsea, on the Upper West Side, Grand Central Terminal, and the Upper East Side. But the 5th Ave store, which was open 24/7 […]

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Tags: General · Mark

Anne Cuneo

March 4th, 2015 · No Comments

We are sad to report the death of a longtime devoted supporter of Nisus Software Inc, and an active participant in our forum, raising good questions and offering sage advice. My colleague Mark Hurvitz and his wife had the opportunity to meet Anne in September of 2010. She graciously took them around her neighborhood in the old town of Zurich. Anne […]

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Tags: Dave · General · Mark

Fully Justifying Text for Arabic (and other) Poetry

November 19th, 2009 · 5 Comments

Classic Days Long ago, in the days of the Classic Mac OS, when Nisus Software Inc. first developed its tools for multilingual software, on the shores of the Pacific Ocean, we learned some interesting facts about Arabic poetry. Not only, unlike English and most other European languages, does Arabic not hyphenate words, in its poetic […]

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Tags: Mark · Tips

How do I understand those tags on the Statusbar?

October 25th, 2004 · 1 Comment

A number of users have wondered how “Styles” (as contrasted with “styles” and other attributes such as fonts) interact in a Nisus Writer Express document. They also don’t understand how the Tags on the Statusbar can help them. The various Tags of the Statusbar appear when your selected text has the attributes applied. Believe it […]

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Customizing your word processor – creating a “block indent” button

August 4th, 2004 · 6 Comments

A user recently asked for a button that would “block indent” selected text: First, will there be a button you can push that will indent an entire paragraph? Second, (a more accurate description of ‘block indent’) will there be a button you can push that will indent both right and left margins of a paragraph? […]

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Tags: Mark

Multilingual Word Processors and Text Editors

July 30th, 2004 · No Comments

Multilingual Word Processors and Text Editors Last updated:  August 13, 2003 Fascinating. It mentions neither Nisus Writer, nor the Macintosh! Yet, it’s the first listing in Google when you search for Multilingual Word Processor.

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Tags: Mark